If you are over 70 and have diabetes you’re not alone. As many as one in five individuals over the age of 65 have Type 2 diabetes but when it comes to treating the disease for those individuals, doctors rely on a one-size fits all approach that aggressively reduces blood glucose levels but does…Details
China’s been in the news lately as it tries to enforce a recently enacted filial law requiring adult children to pay regular visits to their elderly parents. But closer to home, we’ve had our own filial laws in the news including a story that came out this week in which a Montana man’s mom received…Details
People born in 1915 lived longer and scored significantly higher cognitively than their peers born ten years earlier.Details
Is there optimism about the economy in the wind? Evidently the baby boomers can smell something because a survey by Del Webb, the nation’s leading builder of retirement communities found that those individuals 50 to 60 years old were more likely to plan to retire by age 65 than those surveyed just three years ago.…Details
Many Americans plan to keep working as long as possible or plan not to retire at all but something happens on the way to achieving that goal.Details
When you were in your 50s, you may have joined a very select group of people by buying a long term care policy. It may have seemed like the ideal way to keep control of the prohibitive costs of long term care. And when you were in your 50s, it probably was.
Nearly forty percent of American adults provide care for sick or elderly relatives according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life project and those caregivers have become heavy technology users.Details